From New York City to Turkey, activists and workers seized this International Workers’ Day as a moment to push for greater worker protections and changes to immigration policies.
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Lauderdale County corrections official Vicky White is also missing. She told staff she was transporting Casey White to the local courthouse for a mental health evaluation before the two disappeared.
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Archivist of the United States David Ferriero is retiring this spring after nearly 13 years in office. Appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed in 2009, he is the 10th archivist to oversee the National Archives as well as the nation’s now 15 presidential libraries. During his tenure, Mr. Ferriero presided over a digital transformation of how archival material is collected and preserved. And it was under his leadership that the Archives debuted “Remembering Vietnam,” its first-ever exhibit on that divisive conflict. Mr. Ferriero, a veteran of that war, served as a U.S. Navy hospital corpsman. He talks about his accomplishments and challenges at the Archives and the work that remains for his successor.
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